Dec 21, 2012 7:00am PST
owners in america are responsible. they buy their guns legally and use them safely. >> it is encouraging that most gun owners have stepped up to say there are steps we can take to prevent more tragedies like the one in new town. >> steps to protect our rights and protect our kids. >> the president has called on congress to pass legislation that bans the sale of military assault style weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. >> is also asked senator-- vice-president joe biden's come up with proposals by january to keep children safe including addressing mental health and school safety. >> the national rifle association will hold what they call a national news announcement the executive director will discuss what the group is calling meaningful contributions to prevent future mass shootings. >> in an earlier statement the nra says its members were " shocked, saddened and heartbroken by last are the shooting. >> will carry an announcement live at 745. >> john kerry will be nominated for secretary of state by prison the bottpreside >> john kerry expected to be the next secretary of state.
Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
for the toyota camry. america's most popular car faired poorly in this new front crash tests by the insurance institute for highway safety. in the test, the camry is a front wheel ended up a bidding the passenger compartment foot well it worked. so far--the airbags did not deploy. the toyota pre s v hybrid wagon did not perform any better. it also urged a poor rating. honda's accord sedan and the suzuki kizashi received as a to stop rating of good in a crash test. >> general motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because the pilots can fly open unexpectedly and block the driver's vision. the recall affects 2010 through 2012 chevrolet colorado and gmc kenyan midsized trucks. if the main last is not fastened, the hood could open. gm found a problem after getting too complex. the recall is expected to begin next month. the >> it's showtime for ups!. the carrier today says that this will be the peak sipping day and the busiest is history. the men and women and brown will deliver 28 million packages in the u.s.. that's about 300 parcels every second! tomorrows the deadline to
Dec 17, 2012 7:00am PST
after what happened on friday in new town conn. >> did you know that children ages 5 to 15 in america are 13 times as likely to be murdered with guns as children compared to kids in other industrialized countries? >> that is according to a public health specialist at harvard. in australia in 1996, a mass killing of 35 people lead to a national fire arms agreement. the buyback of guns and tighter gun rules for licensing as a storage. after 14 years of that law going into effect, there is been not been one shooting. canada requires a 28 day waiting period to buy a handgun, and imposes a clever safeguard: umpire should have the support of. >> your vet says she is not sure of what a lot were waiting to hear what accomplished just get rid of assault weapons we need to find some answers soon. >> thank you and me. >> is 7:57 a.m. we will be back with more in a couple of minutes as we take a faa look at the fog and rain in walnut creek. (male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at a in starts now. >> thank you for joining us on this
Dec 14, 2012 7:00am PST
of america's dirtiest cities. and the ranking for decided more than a dozen superfund sites were chip makers like fairchild and intel leaked toxic solvents into the earth. the city's air quality also factored into the ranking. the top-10 topping the list of various cities was fresno. baker's fellow was followed and then of philadelphia bridgeport kind and modesto. riverside ranks sixth followed by new haven conn. stock then at 9 in milwaukee rounds out the top 10. >> if your kids are starting to think about what they may want to study in college and global talent recording company has a list you may want to avoid. in georgetown university's center on education and the work force came up with a list of major's five majors with high unemployment rates for graduates. the top five starting with no. 5 is informations systems. you should major in computer science. no. 4 is an area ethnic or simulation studies, and said a major in psychology. no. 3 is anthropology or archaeology, and said major in criminal justice. no. 2 is a philosophy or religious studies, and stat that suggest made during an ele
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am PST
move to plan b. i think we all know that every income tax that is filed in america will play a higher rate in january for spirit it is very important for us protect american tax payers as we can. our plan be will protect americans who make a million dollars or less and have all of their current rates- that's opposite have hope that we will reach a broader agreement with the white house and this will help reduce the spending as well as the rebels. i think it will be better for our country but at this point have and a backup plan to make sure that few americans are affected as possible will wind down this pathway. >> the president wants to raise the top tax rates on those earning $400,000 per year. this will balance his if earlier increase from $250,000. we was see if they can find some ground. >> the dow was up but now look at it. it is now up at 43 points. we will be right back with more news. here is a live look at our walnut creek cam. you concede that the traffic is slowing on 680. it is cold outside. >> will be right back. yó >> we are back. forbes has released its list of music'
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
is. ed the north america can aerospace are using their satellite and radar to keep track of santa. right now santa is in indonesia. of all places, he is in christmas island. if this has been appropriately named. he is covering so much ground how long do you think it takes santa to deliver 1 million presence? >> it brought will take into minutes, maybe five minutes. >> it is really hard to see him. he knows very fast. just forget about it. >> they're keeping track of the number of packages. >> there are about 7 billion people on earth. right now he is that 1 billion maybe 400,000 presence. >> he has surpassed mcdonald's. >> we have had an update in and of data food allergies. a new study finds that more than 30 percent of children have been harassed by their classmates because they have allergies. if parents are only aware of it about half of the tie. the bullying is most likely to happen while they are in school and including teasing, waving school in the face, a principal at them, or forcing them to touch the food that triggers their allergies. >> full company suspect considerabl
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
shot and killed and one person stab to death. >> a meeting coming up with the white house as america tries to avert the fiscal cliff. plus a free ride on many. we will tell you why coming up after the break at the kron 4 morning news conreturns in two minutes. >> ,h >> overnight, three people were killed and oakland. all of them at different locations. i will have the details coming up. >> the clock is ticking for a solution in washington. we are just four days away from falling off the fiscal cliff. >> we're all so interested in the all important weekend forecast. let's check in with erica. >> we are starting to see more called stream in. here on storm tracker for a lot rain is in the north bay. but a lot of the more usher is not hitting the ground. you still may run into a sprinkle in certain spots. the rain should arrive sometime in the area. as we take a look at the satellite and radar pitcher this system is impacting parts of of the bay area. i will walk you through future cast 4 in my next report. >> bart is reported that they are having major delays because of a piece of equip
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
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